Wednesday, Oct. 14

* Local Legends Reading Series feat. Daniel Allen Cox
* Premium Retail Group warehouse sample sale
* Drawn & Quarterly’s Graphic Novel Book Club
* Breast Cancer Action Quebec hosts a panel on the pink-ribbon phenomenon
* Les 7 doigts de la main’s Triptyque begins at TOHU
* Dead Obies make a record at the Phi Centre


Les 7 doigts de la main

Local author Daniel Allen Cox will read from his new, fourth novel, Mouthquake — an unconventional coming-of-age story set in Montreal in the 1980s — as part of Concordia’s Co-op Bookstore’s Local Legends Reading Series. 2150 Bishop, 7 p.m.

Premium Retail Group’s giant, multi-day warehouse sample sale promises big bargains on clothes — up to 90 per cent off on labels like Guess, Marciano, Jack Jones, Vero Moda and Only. 4344 Garand (Ville St-Laurent), 11 a.m.–5 p.m., free, continues to Sunday.

Drawn & Quarterly’s monthly Graphic Novel Book Club focuses on Olivier Schrauwen’s Arsène Schrauwen, an adventurous story that follows the author’s real-life grandfather as a young man making a transnational journey. 211 Bernard W., 7 p.m., free

A special panel discussion for breast cancer awareness month from Breast Cancer Action Quebec will take you past the pink ribbon to look at the “awareness” industry with a critical eye. On the panel are Julie Michaud (Centre for Gender Advocacy), Luisa Molino (Cancer’s Margins) and Jennifer Beeman (Breast Cancer Action Quebec). Concordia J.W. McConnell Building (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), #LB-1019, 7 p.m., free

Get to TOHU for the premiere performance of Triptyque, a set of three new choreographies that straddle the line between dance and circus, from dance troupe Les 7 doigts de la main. 2345 Jarry E., 8 p.m., $32–$45/$25–$38.25 students

Be part of Montreal hip hop history with rap crew Dead Obies, who are making a record over three nights of shows at the Phi Centre. 407 St-Pierre, 9 p.m., $20, all ages. Note that the shows on Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 are sold out.